MIT Creates Light-Sensitive ‘Reprogrammable’ Ink

[ad_1] You probably had to agonize over colors the last time you bought a car, a pair of shoes, or anything else where color matters. What if you didn’t have to pick a single color, though? Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new color-changing ink that you can […]

Joi Ito resigns as MIT Media Lab head in wake of Jeffrey Epstein reporting – gpgmail

[ad_1] Joichi Ito, the embattled director of the M.I.T. Media Lab, has stepped down according to a statement by MIT’s president, L. Rafael Reif. The news was first reported by The New York Times, which had received a copy of an email sent by Ito to university provost Martin A. Schmidt. “After giving the matter a […]

Teaching ethics in computer science the right way with Georgia Tech’s Charles Isbell – gpgmail

[ad_1] The new fall semester is upon us, and at elite private colleges and universities, it’s hard to find a trendier major than Computer Science. It’s also becoming more common for such institutions to prioritize integrating ethics into their CS studies, so students don’t just learn about how to build software, but whether or not […]

Elliptic banks $23M to shrink crypto risk, eyeing growth in Asia – gpgmail

[ad_1] Crypto means risk. To UK company Elliptic it also means business. The startup has just closed a $23M Series B to step up growth for a crypto risk-management play that involves selling tech and services to help others navigate the choppy darks of cryptocurrencies. The round was led by financial services and asset management […]

MIT’s Autonomous ‘Roboats’ Learn to Shapeshift

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Self-driving cars may be the future for most cities, but Amsterdam is about one-quarter water thanks to its extensive canal network. So, maybe autonomous boats are worth exploring? MIT has been working with the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan […]

MIT’s new thread-like robots could travel through blood vessels in the brain for more effective surgery – gpgmail

[ad_1] MIT has developed robotic thread that could make even the least invasive current brain surgery techniques even less so, and potentially make it easier and more accessible to treat brain blood vessel issues like blockages and lesions that can cause aneurysms and strokes. The new development from MIT researchers combines robotics with current endovascular […]

MIT develops a sensor that can work underwater without a battery and send back data – gpgmail

[ad_1] MIT researchers have created a new underwater sensor and communication system that doesn’t require batteries, and barely uses any power at all. This could help set up an underwater ‘internet of things’ according to MIT, which would allow for real-time sea temperature and marine life monitoring, without requiring regular equipment and power swaps to […]

Biotech researchers venture into the wild to start their own business – gpgmail

[ad_1] Jorge Conde is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he leads investments at the cross section of biology, computer science and engineering. Much of Silicon Valley mythology is centered on the founder-as-hero narrative. But historically, scientific founders leading the charge for bio companies have been far less common. Developing new drugs is slow, […]

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton – gpgmail

[ad_1] Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like an insult, but I mean it mostly earnestly: I am a chaplain who has spent 15 years talking with students, faculty, and other leaders at Harvard (and more recently […]

MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes – gpgmail

[ad_1] The growing popularity of 3D printing machines and companies like Thingiverse and Shapeways have given previously unimaginable powers to makers, enabling them to create everything from cosplay accessories to replacement parts. But even though 3D printing has created a new world of customized objects, most of us are still buying clothes off the rack. […]